Tag: Birmingham Post

Danny Smith: Tufty Shit

Maybe I’m romancing it because I’ve never been formally trained, or glimpsed behind the curtain of the modern newsroom. But I carry the naive notion that a journalist should be a Jedi wielding TRUTH like the Force and ramming the…

Forward with the Post

Marc Reeves of The Birmingham Post spends a couple of hours talking shop, blogging and council newspapers with Michael Grimes on Sunday Local — the weekly local news show on Rhubarb Radio: It’s intelligent, honest and unafraid — something of media at…

Created in Birmingham – Cluedo

Add this to the list of things I didn’t know about Birmingham. The awesome game Cluedo was created right here in Birmingham and it celebrates it’s 60th Birthday this year. Read the Birmingham Post’s coverage. ==Update== Following some discussion on…

Birmingham still “vibrant”

There’s a, probably apocryphal tale, about a Soviet “long lasting lightbulb”being invented — it was a big splash story one day in Pravda, but from thereon in got less and less interesting, ending up with the tiny phrase ‘light bulb…

I’m on the phone

Another day, another new thing from the Post. Today is launch day for “the first mobile site from a regional paper”. Point your phone at m.birminghampost.net and you’ll find a version of the site suitably squidged for your mobile. It’ll…

Post Relaunch Launched

So today I read a paper version of the Birmingham Post for the second time in a week. Last Wednesday I picked up a copy before going on a plane and it was almost impossible to read, I couldn’t fold…

Powerbook

Last year‘s Birmingham Post Power Fifty caused a lot of fun in offices around the city. I remember Chas Watkin (Editor of Midlands Today) being referred to as “number 48” by his newsroom staff for a few days, which is…

Post Blog Post creates Post mini Post storm Post

Paul Dale in his Birmingham Post blog reports that Lib Dem Counicllor/MP John Hemming is “accusing the council elections office of presiding over “pro-Labour bias” in polling stations and doing everything possible to help Labour at the expense of the…